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Grab the latest Gillette Venue Breeze now only at Purplle.com

Grab the latest Gillette Venue Breeze now only at Purplle.com

New Delhi [India], Feb 27 : Purplle.com launched in 2012, grew to becoming India's largest beauty product and service destination in under five years. Founded by IITians Manish Taneja and Rahul Dash, it was created to make beauty products available in the deepest pockets of the country, at the most reasonable prices. Consistently delivering on this promise has made Purplle.com the most preferred beauty portal by buyers across the country.

Keeping this vision alive, Purplle.com has partnered with Gillette for the launch of its immensely popular Venus Breeze, the top-selling women's razor in the world. After its grand unveiling by Brand Ambassador Deepika Padukone in Mumbai, it will be available on Purplle.com. Here's a chance for all the ladies to grab their Venus right away.

SHEROES, Simplilearn tie-up to help women up-skill through online certification courses

SHEROES, Simplilearn tie-up to help women up-skill through online certification

New Delhi [India], Feb 27 : SHEROES, the world's largest community of women, today announced that it has entered into an alliance with Simplilearn, one of the world's leading certification training providers.

Under this partnership, the duo will provide women professionals access to various online certification courses as they plan to get ahead in their careers.

Over 150 Simplilearn's certification courses can be accessed from anywhere in the world via SHEROES, under the Career Resource page. Users will get access to high-quality, self-paced learning content designed by industry experts in areas like big data, analytics, digital marketing, cloud computing, project management and more.

Post Budget reaction from technology, education, retail, BFSI and others

Post Budget reaction from technology, education, retail, BFSI and others

New Delhi [India], Feb 27 : Union Budget 2017-18 is a big relief for the common masses from reduction in personal income tax to sops for affordable housing - the Finance Minister has announced various measures to benefit farmers and weaker sections of the society.

On the corporate side, abolishing of FIPB is a bold step and further liberalization of FDI policy will cheer foreign investors. While last year's auctions removed spectrum scarcity in the country, expansion of Bharat Net project will ensure high-speed broadband to 1.5 lakh gram panchayats via Wifi.

KYOCERA corporation names Hideo Tanimoto as new president

KYOCERA corporation names Hideo Tanimoto as new president

New Delhi [India], Feb 27 : Kyocera Corporation has announced that Hideo Tanimoto will be promoted to president, effective April 1, following a unanimous vote of its board of directors held today.

Tanimoto, currently director and managing executive officer, will become Kyocera's president, representative director and executive officer taking over from Goro Yamaguchi, who will become chairman and representative director.

During his 35 years with the company, Tanimoto has been instrumental in developing innovative new materials and manufacturing processes as an engineer in the fine ceramic components business.

He was appointed general manager of the company's Corporate Fine Ceramics Group in 2014 and joined the board of directors in 2016.

Epicor research reveals growth is directly related to aggressive technological agenda

Epicor research reveals growth is directly related to aggressive technological

New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 : Businesses in Mexico, China and India are increasingly turning to technology to power successful growth, reveals new global research by Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth.

Around three quarters of Chinese and Indian firms (74 and 73 percent respectively) and 63 percent of Mexican firms cited IT investment as important, compared to a global figure of 54 percent.

Jabong expands its international sportswear portfolio

Jabong expands its international sportswear portfolio

New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 : Online fashion portal, Jabong, announced its exclusive partnership with the leading iconic headwear brand New Era, available for men, women and kids.

The brand will be offered on Jabong in different variants with prices ranging from Rs. 1, 000 to Rs. 3, 000. The formal launch of New Era exclusively on Jabong will be conducted on March 3, 2017 in Mumbai.

GIPL to install mounting structures at Cochin International Airport

GIPL to install mounting structures at Cochin International Airport

New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 : Following the successful solar implementation at Cochin International Airport, Ganges Internationale Private Limited (GIPL), a multifaceted technology company, bagged its second project to install 11MW module mounting structures, thus enabling Cochin airport to be the world's first 'Green Airport'.

GIPL holds a vast experience in ground mount solar projects and its execution with state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Pondicherry. GIPL invested five crores during manufacturing and installation of module mounting structures.

While 11 MW is a ground mount repeat order, the pilot tracking project is the first-of-its-kind to get installed at an Indian Airport. Tracking systems have been in the foray for a while, across all international airbases.

Shemaroo Entertainment inks licensing deal with Vuclip's Viu

Shemaroo Entertainment inks licensing deal with Vuclip's Viu

New Delhi [India], Feb. 22 : Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd, one of the leading content houses in the country, finalised a content licensing deal with Vuclip's premium Over-The-Top (OTT) video-on-demand service, Viu.

"OTT services are growing exponentially in India. Given the dynamics of the OTT space, content has become the key driver for subscriber acquisition and growth. We are pleased to join hands with Vuclip in our ongoing efforts to reach out to the digital consumer," said Director Shemaroo Entertainment, Jai Maroo.

OnePlus Store becomes hub for community engagement

OnePlus Store becomes hub for community engagement

New Delhi [India], Feb 22 : OnePlus, a global mobile technology startup, last night hosted the first edition of OnePlus Talks - a platform for sharing knowledge with the ever growing OnePlus community through sessions with experts across industries.

The first-ever OnePlus Talks saw Nami Zarringhalam, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Truecaller, deliver an interesting talk on 'Technology and Entrepreneurship' followed by an interactive session where Zarringhalam responded to the interesting queries asked by the community members.

The OnePlus experience store is a hub for community members experience the product offerings as well as collaborate, share and learn together.

GoDaddy helps Pune-based Impace Systems expand globally

GoDaddy helps Pune-based Impace Systems expand globally

New Delhi [India], Feb. 22 : GoDaddy, the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, today announced that its suite of online tools designed to create and manage a digital presence, is enabling Impace Systems, a software design firm providing out-of-box software solutions, reach more customers in India and globally.

Using a domain name registered and hosted with GoDaddy, impace systems, the company has created a professional online identity that has helped them build credibility and drive business growth.

Wishfin launches Wish Experts to ease financial decision-making

Wishfin launches Wish Experts to ease financial decision-making

New Delhi [India], Feb. 22 : Wishfin, India's neutral financial marketplace run by Mywish Marketplaces Private Limited (MMPL) announced an industry-first specialised service, titled 'Wish Experts'.

Wish experts is a panel of highly qualified and experienced consultants guiding customers in making informed decisions to fulfill their financial goals.

Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite'; applauds India for phenomenal entrepreneurial energy

Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite'; applauds India for phenomenal entrepreneur

New Delhi [India], Feb 22 : Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Wednesday announced the integration of Skype and Aadhaar to launch the 'Skype Lite' for low speed mobile internet connections, which will be supported by Aadhaar and will enable technology that can empower people and organisations.

At a keynote address on day two of Future Decoded event, Nadella said that one can chat with 'Aadhaar Verified' users on both the regular Skype app and the new Skype Lite app while interacting for job interviews, government services and other services.

"Your next Skype Job interview might need Aadhaar verification. You can soon enter your Aadhaar number over Skype to verify yourself for an interview. The service can be extended for government services as well," said Nadella.

FICCI report cites learnings from UK to create successful innovation ecosystem in India

FICCI report cites learnings from UK to create successful innovation ecosystem

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 22 : A report on the vibrancy of the startup ecosystem in the UK and its lessons for India's developing startup scene was launched on Tuesday.

The report, written by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and its India Advisory Group in the UK, looks at the British experience in creating a thriving startup ecosystem and what learnings the Indian central and state governments could take from it. The report's partners are techUK, Indian Angel Network and London & Partners.

The report identifies the ingredients to create a successful innovation ecosystem, including accommodative policy, entrepreneurial culture, availability of human capital, access to markets, access to finance and institutional support.

Tammy Trade's B2B e-marketplace takes off with over 300 deals

Tammy Trade's B2B e-marketplace takes off with over 300 deals

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 22 : Tammy Trade, India's fastest growing B2B e-marketplace, is off to a flying start since its launch in October 2016. In the agro-commodities space, Tammy Trade has already facilitated bulk orders for paddy, wheat, rice, soya and maize to name a few, with sales volumes ranging from 200 to 2600 tons.

Done Deals include bulk orders initiated by buyers in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, NCR and fulfilled by Tammy Trade's Verified Sellers across India. In this short duration Tammy Trade has also facilitated a few cross border transactions. Numerous deals have also been concluded in office supplies and lifestyle products. Over 300 done deals across verticals is true testimony to the momentum generated by the platform and an affirmation of its business model.

Verizon and Ericsson collaborate on global virtual network services

Verizon and Ericsson collaborate on global virtual network services

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 22 : Verizon Enterprise Solutions has partnered with Ericsson to provide enabling technologies for Verizon Virtualised Managed Network Services offerings that will be rolled out globally.

The self-service offerings give enterprises flexibility to dynamically combine virtualised features from a catalog of offerings, such as security packages, WAN optimisation and data center load balancing.

Ericsson is providing end-to-end dynamic orchestration, closed-loop service assurance and virtual network function (VNF) onboarding and testing. The solution is based on Ericsson's orchestration solution in conjunction with consulting and systems integration services.

HTC launches U Series of smartphones

HTC launches U Series of smartphones

New Delhi, [India], Feb. 22 : HTC Corporation, a leading innovator in mobile and virtual reality technology, unveiled the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play smartphones in the Indian market, on Tuesday.

The Phones embody everything that is brilliant, unique, sophisticated and a reflection of everything that is beautiful. Both the smartphones come with beautifully 3D contoured, liquid surface, adaptive HTC U sonic technology for personalised hearing and a unique combination of MegaPixel and UltraPixel camera technology on the front to provide vivid light, color and detail.

Vivo Healthcare aims to establish 100 training centres by the end of 2017

Vivo Healthcare aims to establish 100 training centres by the end of 2017

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 : India's first healthcare education and training company, Vivo Healthcare is eyeing major expansion across India, South Asia and the Middle East, following fresh strategic funding from Netherlands-based ICCO Investments.

As a global development organisation, ICCO will support Vivo's plans to expand into various emerging markets which have a need for training large numbers of healthcare workers.

This round of investment by Capital 4 Development (A Fund managed by ICCO Investments) follows an earlier investment by Springboard Ventures, a unit of Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd. This is also a first such investment by a leading capital organisation into a healthcare training company in India.

Siemens to deploy state-of-the-art signalling systems for Nagpur Metro

Siemens to deploy state-of-the-art signalling systems for Nagpur Metro

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 : Siemens Limited and Siemens Rail Automation Ltd. S.A.U Spain have jointly won an order worth Rs. 287 crore to supply state-of-the-art signaling technology for the first two metro lines of the Nagpur Metro, the North-South and the East-West Corridors.

The order received by the companies has Rs. 146 crore as Siemens Limited's share.

The project comprises the deployment and installation of the Siemens communications-based train control (CBTC) solution Trainguard MT for 38.2 kilometers of double track with 36 stations and two depots, as well as onboard equipment for 23 three-car trains.

Looking forward to GST for smoother cost cutting mechanisms, says VP Kirloskar

Looking forward to GST for smoother cost cutting mechanisms, says VP Kirloskar

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 : The most anticipated Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, which is most likely to be a game-changer in terms of cost cutting will provide leverage to implement cost cutting mechanisms, thus paving way for consumers to avail Gensets at lower costs, said Sanjeev Nimkar, Vice President, Business Head Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd., at the launch of their new range of High Horsepower (HHP) Gensets.

"Rather than the Union Budget 2017-18, we are looking forward to GST, as we believe it will help in increasing accessibility of our products to consumers at lower cost," said Sanjeev Nimkar in an interview to ANI here today.

OUP ventures into healthcare academic and clinical solutions in India

OUP ventures into healthcare academic and clinical solutions in India

New Delhi [India], Feb. 21 : Known for its diverse publishing programmes across different disciplines, Oxford University Press (OUP) introduced its medical publishing programme to India.

OUP's Medicine and Health publishing programme strives to provide excellent content, authored by experts across the globe and mapped to the requirements of the medical fraternity in the region.

The content made available to readers is a blend of thoroughly researched and developed concepts that have undergone in-depth peer reviews for ensuring quality scholarship.




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